Medical Dictionary

organism

noun or·gan·ism \ˈr-gə-ˌniz-əm\

Medical Definition of ORGANISM

:  an individual constituted to carry on the activities of life by means of organs separate in function but mutually dependent :  a living being
or·gan·is·mic \ˌr-gə-ˈniz-mik\ also or·gan·is·mal \-məl\ adjective
or·gan·is·mi·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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